Thursday 19 April 2018

Senate row throws yin-yang off balance

This war for the soul of Official Ireland is perhaps the saddest conflict of all, writes Declan Lynch

TODAY I will save you a lot of time and a lot of energy. You know that debate they're having about the Seanad? You know the way they're asking you to think about the advantages and the disadvantages of having a second chamber? And then to vote for or against?

You know that feeling you get, that you should be involved in this somehow, but for some reason you just can't work up any enthusiasm for it?

Well, you must hold on to that feeling. You must cherish that lack of involvement, and cling to that absence of enthusiasm.

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